Moments after news of the Orlando shooting broke hundreds of messages of support flooded social media.
It bears repeating...we stand in solidarity with the LGBTQ community, and the victim's families in the aftermath of the Orlando shooting.— Michelle Rempel, MP (@MichelleRempel) June 12, 2016
Meantime both the Premier and Prime Minister issued statements offering their condolences. Calgary Pride also issued a statement.
A vigil is slated to begin at 9:00 p.m. at Olympic Plaza.